Please notice: The psychological and addiction counseling is only free of charge and possible by phone and at the specified times!


Open consultation hours

During open consultation hours, you can simply call us unannounced.

The following consultants are available: 

Dipl.-Psych. Benjamin Volkmann (Psychological Psychotherapist)

Psych. M.Sc. Anika Anderseck (Psychologist)

Monday, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

Open consultation hours with Mr. Volkmann

Phone: 01573 936 9392

Thursday, 1:00 – 3:00 pm Open consultation hours with Ms. Anderseck

Phone: 01573 936 9392

The psychological counseling of the AStA of the Justus Liebig University Giessen is a cooperation with the Addiction Help Center Giessen (Suchthilfezentrum, short: SHZ). The psychologists are available to provide you with free and, if you wish, anonymous counseling. They support students with the help of psychological and psychotherapeutic methods.

In phone conversations we offer counseling on the following topics:

  • Stress, excessive demands and work disorders
  • Difficulties caused by stress disorders
  • Problematic use of addictive substances
  • Anxiety (e.g. exam or social anxiety)
  • Depression
  • Eating disorders
  • Discussions with relatives within the framework of counseling
  • Psychological diagnostics and problem clarification
  • Information on counseling and treatment practices
  • Test diagnostics for circumscribed questions

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Further offers

A complementary offer can be found at the Psychological Counseling Center (PBS) of the JLU.

Appointments can be made here (via ILIAS) or by mail to

The national telephone counselling service (Telefonhilfe) is also available daily and around the clock on 0800 111 01 111 or 0800 111 0 222.